The GMCH authorities have been directed to complete the construction works of buildings of Trauma Centre, e-library, Swine Flu Ward, Nursing College, PG Hostel, and Medicine Store on urgent basis.
The Additional Chief Secretary of Maharashtra’s Medical Education and Research Department Anand Kulkarni, it appears, is impressed by the NMC’s “Mission Nag Nadi Cleaning”, and has directed the concerned authorities of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (Mayo Hospital) to undertake “Mission Cleaning” of College and Hospital premises as well in a massive way. The authorities, Kulkarni said, should seek help of Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) Health Department in this regard. The cleaning and beautification mission would be undertaken on warfront, Kulkarni said.
Similarly, Kulkarni directed the GMCH authorities to complete the construction works of buildings of Trauma Centre, e-library, Swine Flu Ward, Nursing College, PG Hostel, and Medicine Store on urgent basis. Kulkarni also directed them to fill up vacant posts of class IV employees immediately.
Kulkarni visited both Government Medical College and Hospital and Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital held meetings to review working of both the hospitals. The GMCH Dean Dr Vasudeo Powar and the Moyo Hospital Dean Dr. Prakash Wakode apprised Kulkarni of various arrangements and facilities available in their respective colleges and hospitals. The Public Works Department’s (PWD) Executive Engineer Leena Upadhye, who was present at the meeting, informed the Additional Chief Secretary of Maharashtra’s Medical Education and Research Department that most of the construction works have been completed. Only the electrification work is going on and that would be finished by August, Upadhye added.
Kulkarni said, the construction works of various buildings at GMCH have been undertaken by the Maharashtra Government and additional funds would be provided in order to complete the works speedily. Similarly, the work of a strong security wall around Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital is in the pipeline, and, a provision of Rs 3 crore has been made immediately. The concerned authorities should seek the proposal with demand of additional funds from PWD and send it to the Ministry, Kulkarni said.
Similarly, the 362 vacant posts of IV class employees would be filled up urgently. There is no scope for fresh appointments but the vacant posts would be filled on priority basis. Kulkarni further said the funds for repairing works of boys and girls hostels at both the hospitals would be made available immediately.
The GMCH and Mayo Hospital Deans also apprised the Additional Chief Secretary of Maharashtra’s Medical Education and Research Department Kulkarni of difficulties and problems faced by the respective hospitals and colleges. The meetings at both the places were attended by various heads of faculties and departments of GMCH and Mayo Hospital as well.